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Endocrine effects of nasal continuous positive airway pressure in male patients with obstructive sleep apnoea.

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OBJECTIVE: Obstructive sleep apnoea (OSA) is a relatively common condition producing disabling somnolence and profound physiological responses to hypoxaemic episodes during sleep, including significant oscillations in blood pressure. This study aimed to provide controlled data on the interaction between OSA and endocrine axes to establish whether overrepresentation of pathology such as hypertension and hypogonadism in OSA subjects might have an endocrine basis. DESIGN, SETTING AND SUBJECTS: P...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Oxford, MSD, Population Health
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Journal:
Journal of internal medicine
Volume:
254
Issue:
5
Pages:
447-454
Publication date:
2003-11-05
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EISSN:
1365-2796
ISSN:
0954-6820
URN:
uuid:58708ec8-8550-406c-bc1b-2be571bb3a1c
Source identifiers:
24256
Local pid:
pubs:24256

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